By Julie Garwood

Number 1 New York occasions bestseller Julie Garwood “attracts readers like attractive heroines allure speeding heroes” (USA TODAY)! In her gorgeous vintage historic love tale of an impetuous duke and his headstrong lover, she proves another time why she’s the undisputed queen of romance.

Of all of the rakish dukes in England, Jered Marcus Benton, the Duke of Bradford, is the wealthiest, the main handsome—and the main boastful. And of all London’s captivating women, he seeks the affections of basically one—Caroline Richmond, an exquisite good looks from Boston with a mysterious previous and a fiery spirit. Bradford will bend to no girl, regardless of how enticingly shut he grows to Caroline or how decided she is to win his lasting love. but if a perilous intrigue unites the pair opposed to a standard enemy, they notice the ability of a burning ardour ignited by means of risk and destined to flame into love.

Acclaimed for her masterful storytelling, no 1 New York occasions bestselling writer Julie Garwood is “a relied on model identify in romantic fiction” (People) who first made her mark along with her full of life, page-turning historic romances.

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She pulled her cousin apart and whispered, “The guy is extremely embarrassed. you know the way those English are,” she additional. Bradford, status shut adequate, heard the reason and was once approximately to question Caroline’s final comment whilst Charity stated, “He’s embarrassed simply because he used to be injured? How very peculiar. Is it critical? ” “No,” Caroline guaranteed her. “At first i presumed it used to be, yet that was once simply because there has been a lot blood. yet it’s in a clumsy place,” Caroline entire. “Oh, my! ” Charity drew the assertion out with a hurry of sympathy. She shot a glance on the guy contained in the carriage after which grew to become again to Caroline. “Awkward, you assert? ” “Yes,” Caroline spoke back. She knew her cousin wanted a whole description yet, out of deference to Mr. Smith’s emotions, didn’t inform her any further. “The we end and get on our method, the higher. ” “Why? ” “Because he's being so much dramatic over his injury,” Caroline lower back, letting her cousin see her exasperation. She wasn’t telling Charity the full fact and admitted that a lot to herself. She wanted to rush as a result of Mr. Smith’s overbearing good friend. the earlier she bought clear of him, the higher. the fellow fearful her in an strange, frustrating manner and Caroline didn’t take care of that feeling in any respect. “Is he a dandy? ” Charity whispered the query as though it have been a dread disorder. Caroline didn’t solution. She motioned to Benjamin after which approved the satchel of drugs. She climbed again into the carriage and acknowledged to Mr. Smith, “Don’t quandary your self over Charity. She isn’t donning her spectacles and will slightly see you. ” Benjamin listened to the reason after which provided his arm to Charity. whilst she didn’t instantly take it, he grabbed carry of her arm and slowly led her away. Bradford watched the twosome, attempting to determine who and what was once happening. “You may possibly to boot see the mess I’m in,” Mr. Smith known as out to his buddy. Bradford nodded and walked round to the opposite part of the carriage. “There are few males i might belief to maintain silent approximately my quandary, yet Bradford is one among them,” he defined to Caroline. Caroline didn’t remark. She observed that the harm had surrender bleeding. “Do you've got any spirits with you? ” she requested, thoroughly ignoring Bradford while he entered the carriage and sat down throughout from Mr. Smith. The carriage used to be a lot greater than the employed conveyance Caroline had got, yet Bradford’s left leg touched her shoulder still as she knelt prior to Mr. Smith. it might be beside the point to indicate that he wait open air until eventually she was once accomplished cleansing and binding the wound, in view that Mr. Smith had invited him within, yet all of the related, she couldn’t aid yet want! “A element of brandy,” the fellow responded, turning her innovations again to him. “Do you're thinking that a stiff drink should be the article? ” he requested as he pulled a grey box from his breast pocket. “If there's any left,” Caroline replied. “I’m going to pour a few at the damage prior to I bind it. Mama says that spirits cease infection,” she defined. She didn’t upload that her mom wasn’t definite approximately this thought yet practiced it besides, decreeing that it definitely couldn’t harm.

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